Today’s book haul/spotlight is a magazine I have been wanting to get my hands on for a while now. I scraped together a few pennies and backed the Kickstarter for issue #7 and #8. In my quest to find new fiction that appeals to me I have come across this fantastic magazine. I can’t wait to dive in and read this. Keep an eye out for reviews!


Today we have:

Cirsova #8: Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine

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Cirsova #8: Heroic Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine



  • Slavers of Venus, by Nathan Dabney
  • Promontory, by Jon Zaremba

Short Stories

  • Littermates (Part 1 of 2), by J.D. Brink
  • Brandy and Dye, by Jim Breyfogle
  • Breaking the Accords, by Amy Power Jansen
  • The Dream Lords, by Donald Jacob Uitvlugt
  • Only a Coward, by Jennifer Povey
  • Party Smashers, by Ken McGrath
  • Going Native, by J. Manfred Weichsel





Cirsova Magazine

“Cirsova is an author-focused publication that aims to provide a semi-pro paying market for writers of action-packed story-driven SFF.”

Cirsova is a 2017 Hugo Award finalist for Best Semi-Pro Zine

submission guidelines


round-up of previous Cirsova interviews